# The ratio between two numbers is 12:7. If the difference of the numbers is 40, fine the numbers

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by gvsalinda18

the answer is 8 po....

yes the answer is 8.

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by gvsalinda18

the answer is 8 po....

yes the answer is 8.

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The answer is 8, 12-7=5 and 40/5=8.

Smaller number: 7x

Equation:

12x - 7x = 40

5x = 40

5x/5 = 40/5

x = 8

Substitute 8 for x:

Bigger number: 12(8) = 96

Smaller number: 7(8) = 56

96 - 56 40

40 = 40 √